I researched the Wix and Weebly options for this website, before deciding on Weebly. My experience of working with Weebly to create this site supports the conclusions I reached earlier (and published on my blog at www.debrabradley.co.nz). One of the things I have liked best about Weebly is the ability to change the look of my site as my ideas have evolved.
Here's what I wrote back in May 2015:
If you're planning to set up a free or low cost website, it's likely that you've come across the Wix and Weebly options, which are both highly recommended in most of the reviews I've read.
Based on this research, my preference is Weebly – it is more adaptable and has a clearer price structure. It is:
However, Wix offers more templates to choose from, and they are generally considered more 'beautiful' than the Weebly ones, which have been described as 'cosy'. So if the purpose of your website is related to design, such as photography or sculpture, this is probably a better option for you.
I like the easy connection to purchasing the domain name directly from Weebly (at a cost of $38 per year), as well as the ability to have a blog, social media integration, and site analytics (to measure visitor numbers).
I particularly like the ability to upgrade a Weebly website. You could start with the free plan which only provides for five pages, which would be plenty for a brochure style site. Another advantage of Weebly over Wix, is that all the information can be transferred to a different website host in future, if required.
My May 2015 opinion was based on reading these reviews: